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Google AdWords and the UK Interflora case
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • September 19 2013

For some businesses, Google AdWords offers an easy means of increasing brand recognition and profile amidst almost endless search engine results


Specsavers loses eye case Luxottica glasses raised once again
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • July 31 2013

Upon setting up in Australia about 5 years ago, Specsavers has fought hard to achieve a share of a retail optometry market reportedly worth over $1b a


‘No show’ a ‘no go’ for Flo Rida
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • September 7 2012

American hip hop and rap artist Flo Rida (also known as Tramar Dillard) failed to attend the ‘Fat As Butter’ music festival in Newcastle in October 2011 (having slept in), and failed to appear in the NSW District Court for the hearing and judgment in a breach of contract case filed against him and his Australian agent by the promoter as a result of the ‘no show’


YouTube not responsible for user posted content
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 6 2013

In April 2013, YouTube had another victory in the US courts against media giant, Viacom, for copyright infringement. Six years after its initial


Liability of businesses for user posted content on social media platforms
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 10 2012

The Advertising Standards Bureau (ASB) has recently determined that material appearing on a business’ Facebook page is a form of marketing and advertising


Smartphones and social media under the Workplace Surveillance Act (NSW) 2005
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • October 3 2013

Many employers supply their employees with smartphones to assist them to perform their role. It is only natural that an employer would want to use any


“Oh my god, they killed Kenny!” - copyright infringement on YouTube settled
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • May 20 2014

US against media giant, Viacom, and Google have finally settled their seven year dispute involving user-posted episodes of "South Park", "SpongeBob


Federal Court turns off the tap on drip pricing
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 15 2015

The Federal Court of Australia recently ruled that both Jetstar and Virgin engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct and the making of false or


Responding to defamation online
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • September 28 2011

So you or your company, or worse still, both, have been defamed online


ASX recognises social media impact on corporate disclosure obligations
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia, USA
  • July 3 2013

Directors and senior executives of companies listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) are now required to pay closer attention to what is